There are 12 ways to get from Cambridge to Utrecht by train, bus, car ferry, car, car train or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal

$118 - $330

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Bus  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 010 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Utrecht Ouibus

$27 - $37

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Train, car ferry, bus  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Harwich International
  2. Take the car ferry from Harwich to Hook of Holland
  3. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Capelsebrug Hoog to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde 195 / ...

$100 - $117

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Utrecht

$100 - $148

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Utrecht

$247 - $282

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal

$106 - $342

Train to Norwich, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Norwich
  2. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Amsterdam (AMS) NWI - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

$134 - $388

Fly London Stansted to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Amsterdam (AMS) STN - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

$62 - $254

Fly London Stansted to Eindhoven, train  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Eindhoven (EIN) STN - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Utrecht Centraal

$49 - $234

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Amsterdam (AMS) LHR - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

$98 - $308

Train to London Luton, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Hitchin
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Amsterdam (AMS) LTN - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

$60 - $190

Train, train to Southend, fly to Amsterdam  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Amsterdam (AMS) SEN - AMS
  4. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

$93 - $249

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Utrecht is to bus which costs £20 - £29 and takes 11 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Utrecht is to fly and train which costs £45 - £200 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Utrecht. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) and arriving at Utrecht via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Utrecht. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Utrecht Centraal via London St. Pancras Int. and Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 37 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Utrecht is 214 miles.

The best way to get from Cambridge to Utrecht without a car is to train which takes 5 h 37 min and costs £90 - £260.

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Cambridge to Utrecht, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Utrecht bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) station.

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Cambridge to Utrecht train services, operated by Great Northern, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Utrecht is to train which takes 5 h 37 min and costs £90 - £260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £29 and takes 11 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Utrecht.
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  • Distance: 213.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 37 min

What companies run services between Cambridge, England and Utrecht, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Cambridge to Utrecht via London Kings Cross, London St. Pancras Int., and Rotterdam Centraal in around 5 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cambridge to Utrecht via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London in around 11 h 45 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Norwich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Southend to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Cambridge to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $280
Premier
$210 - $320
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Eindhoven to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Harwich International
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Syntus Utrecht
Website
syntusutrecht.nl
Bus from Rotterdam, Capelsebrug Hoog to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
syntusutrecht.nl
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Rotterdam, Metro Capelsebrug to Utrecht, Centraal Jaarbeurszijde
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
arriva.nl
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Rotterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Cambridge to Utrecht bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Utrecht station.

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Utrecht is 1 h ahead of Cambridge. It is currently 10:19 AM in Cambridge and 11:19 AM in Utrecht.

Cambridge to Utrecht train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Utrecht Centraal station.

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British Airways offers flights from London City Airport to Rotterdam Airport.

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There are 401+ hotels available in Utrecht. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to London Stansted Airport is to train which takes 29 min and costs £9 - £35.

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